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Patients with a diagnosis of chronic fatigue or pain benefit minimally from a conventional medical evaluation yet consume a large amount of medical resources and time. The question is to see if patients with a diagnosis of chronic pain or fatigue benefit from an Integrative Medicine medical evaluation conducted by physician who has additional training in Integrative Medicine. Patients who call for a general medical examination with a complaint of chronic fatigue or pain will be set up with the integrative medical specialist or standard general medical evaluation.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:20-0400
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A type of pain that is perceived in an area away from the site where the pain arises, such as facial pain caused by lesion of the VAGUS NERVE, or throat problem generating referred pain in the ear.
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
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